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Quarantine (DOS)

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Description

In Quarantine, you play the part of a taxi driver, desperate to escape from the violent prison city of Kemo. Deliver passengers to their destinations, so you can earn money to upgrade your cab, and take on undercover missions in the hope that somehow you can find a way out. An impressive array of cab-mounted weaponry will help you to survive.

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Quarantine DOS Slamming into a pedestrian  :-)
Quarantine DOS Chunk-o-rific!  :-)
Quarantine DOS The city is on fire!
Quarantine DOS New powerful weapons will only be available later in the game. Behold the fiery flamethrower!

Alternate Titles

  • "デススロットル 隔絶都市からの脱出" -- Japanese Saturn spelling
  • "Hard Rock Cab" -- Japanese PSX title
  • "Death Throttle: Kakuzetsu Toshi kara no Dasshutsu" -- Japanese Saturn title

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User Reviews

Fondest memories of this amazing game Corey McGuire (3) 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars
A fast-paced, maniacal 3d 'driving' game. RmM (64) 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars
Futuristic Action with a great plot Apogee IV (2336) 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars
Let's get a cab! Emepol (1547) 3.25 Stars3.25 Stars3.25 Stars3.25 Stars3.25 Stars
Up there for best game of all time, if you can get it to work Chad Henshaw (32) 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars
One of the best games I've ever played. hydra9 (3851) 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars

The Press Says

PC Gamer Dec, 1994 92 out of 100 92
MikroBitti Dec, 1994 85 out of 100 85
PC Format (UK) Dec, 1994 82 out of 100 82
Power Play Nov, 1994 79 out of 100 79
PC Player (Germany) Dec, 1994 68 out of 100 68
PC Games (Germany) Jan, 1995 62 out of 100 62
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Dec, 1994 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
High Score Apr, 1995 2 out of 5 40
The DOS Spirit Jul 26, 2010 2 out of 6 33

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Trivia

There is a small bug/oversight in the game: If you earn more than $99,999 then your money becomes a minus figure, meaning you suddenly can't buy anything!
hydra9 (3851) added Quarantine (DOS) on Mar 13, 1999
Other platforms contributed by AkibaTechno (228), Kabushi (122503) and Jeanne (75619)